Archive | June 2013

WKNRWTFSMH

I didn’t make it to the gym until late today, but I made sure to stay long enough to catch the Cavaliers pick Anthony Bennett first overall. Unfortunately, I then had to leave the gym, which meant I was subjected to the atrocity that is the WKNR NBA draft coverage.

This godawful excuse for a draft night radio program had countless moments of ineptitude, too many to list here. Just a sampling: Read More…

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It’s Time For Cleveland to Move On

The bar is packed, with everyone’s eyes glued to the TV. There are some MLB games on, but only the basketball game matters tonight. The game hangs in the balance, and the feeling of room is an explosive cocktail of stress and excitement. The game ends in disappointment for the Cleveland fans as their team falls short, as they’ve been prone to do over the past few years…

No, the year is not 2010, nor is it 2016. The fans are not rooting on a team led by LeBron James or Kyrie Irving. In fact, there isn’t even a Cleveland team at the arena that night. Read More…

The Cleveland Indians and June Swoons

So we’re now two weeks into June and the Indians, in what is starting to become an annual tradition, are in the midst of a precipitous slide in the standings. The Tribe has lost eight of eleven so far this month, and since their improbable sweep of the Mariners on the strength of a couple booted balls they are an unsightly 6-16. This stretch of ugly baseball again has fans wondering why exactly this team cannot maintain any of the momentum from their fast starts. Read More…